Before start learning php language you should have a basic understanding of the following:
What is Php?
- Php stand for :-Hypertext preprocessor
- Php is server-sided scripting language like Asp means php script's are executed on server
- Php supports many databases like my sql,infomix,oracle,sybase ,generic etc.
- php is free to download and use
- Php is an open source software
what is Php files
- Php files contains text,Html-tags and scripts.
- Php files are returned to browser as plain Html
- Php files have a file extension of .php or .php3 or .phtml.
What is mysql
- mysql is a database server
- Mysql is ideal for both small & large applications
- Mysql supports standard sql
- Mysql compiles on a number of plateforms
What is Php+mysql?
- Php combined with mysql are cross plateform (You can develop in windows and serve on a unix plateform).
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